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Cleanup Efforts Underway in Asia Following Typhoon Mangkhut

Cleanup Efforts Underway in Asia Following Typhoon Mangkhut

Damage assessments are underway in the Philippines and Hong Kong following Super Typhoon Mangkhut, the category 5 storm that hit Asia over the weekend. The typhoon, known as Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, packed destructive winds and torrential rain as it cut across northern Luzon. Dozens of people lost their lives after heavy rains triggered landslides. Thirty-eight Latter-day Saint chapels …

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President Nelson Shares Life Lessons in Pacific Northwest

President Nelson Shares Life Lessons in Pacific Northwest

“We are living in the most crucial era in the history of the world,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “As a Church we need to be doing what the Savior wishes us to do. And as a people we need to be looking and acting like true followers of Jesus Christ.” …

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Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Church Responds

Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Church Responds

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statement regarding Typhoon Mangkhut: Church leaders have been in contact with mission, stake and district leaders in the path of Typhoon Mangkhut, urging them to take all necessary precautions to prepare those in their care for the storm. Many Church buildings in the path of the typhoon are …

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Latter-day Saints Ready to Provide Disaster Relief on East Coast

Latter-day Saints Ready to Provide Disaster Relief on East Coast

As Hurricane Florence reaches landfall on the East Coast of the United States, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is ready to aid those in need. In partnership with local relief organizations, LDS Charities responds to emergencies around the world by providing short-term, life-sustaining resources such as food, water, shelter and clothing, in addition …

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Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on Hurricane Florence: “Missionaries in the path of Hurricane Florence are taking necessary precautions to remain safe as the storm prepares to make landfall. Missionaries serving in coastal areas are being moved to safe locations with adequate supplies. Mission presidents are instructing missionaries on safety protocols as well as …

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Elder Cook, Church Historians Answer Questions About Church History

Elder Cook, Church Historians Answer Questions About Church History

With the majestic Nauvoo Illinois Temple as a backdrop, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles hosted an engaging discussion on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a group of more than 250 young adults in a live Face to Face devotional Sunday evening, September 9, 2018, broadcast throughout the …

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Our Favorite Photos of President Russell M. Nelson on his Birthday

Ninety-four years ago our beloved prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, was born to Marion and Edna Nelson. He has dedicated his life to serving people, both in and out of the Church. Scroll through some of our favorite photos of President Nelson throughout his inspiring life. We are so grateful for our loving prophet!   Share your favorite photos or …

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5 Inspiring Talks to Celebrate Elder Cook’s Birthday

Seventy-eight years ago in Logan, Utah, Quentin LaMar Cook was born to Bernice Kimball and J. Vernon Cook. Throughout his life, he has served The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faithfully. He served as a full-time missionary in the British Mission and later held the calling of bishop and stake president in the San Francisco California Stake. On …

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Church Invites Members to Join Day of Prayer for Those Affected by Suicide, Mental Illness

Church Invites Members to Join Day of Prayer for Those Affected by Suicide, Mental Illness

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting its membership to join others across the United States in prayer this weekend for those whose lives have been touched by suicide and those struggling with suicidal behavior and mental illness. September 7–9, 2018, is the National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, and Life. Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr. of the …

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Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Young men, young women and senior couples preparing to serve as full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are getting a quicker, more convenient way to open their mission calls. The Church is rolling out a new initiative in which missionary candidates receive their assignments online instead of in the mail. This process has been tested …

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